Litefoot in 2006, photo by eyewash design

Birth Name: Gary Paul Davis

Place of Birth: Upland, San Bernardino, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 11, 1968

Ethnicity: Cherokee Native American, Chichimeca Indigenous Mexican

Litefoot is an American actor, musician, and business professional. He starred in the films The Indian in the Cupboard, Kull the Conqueror, Mortal Kombat Annihilation, The Song of Hiawatha (1997), and Adaptation. He is the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA), the CEO of Davis Strategy Group, and a member of the Forbes Finance Council.

Litefoot is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. His father is Cherokee. His mother is of Chichimeca, northern Mexican Indigenous, ancestry. He was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Litefoot is married to Carmen Davis, with whom he has three children. Carmen serves as president of the Reach The Rez effort. She is Makah, Yakama, and Chippewa Cree.

Litefoot’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Pinedo.


Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. daylaborer89 says:

    lol,he looks like a —– ———- from some mexican neighborhood

  2. Masashi16 says:

    Chichimeca is Mexican Native, so he’s Cherokee and Mexican Native. He’s actually pretty light skinned in other pics, so I’d say he has either Spanish on the Mexican side or English/Irish/German on the Cherokee side. But the facial features look 100% Native.

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